Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare

Who should I choose to make all my health care decisions for me when I am unable to?

You can choose any adult relative or friend you trust to speak for you when you're unable to make your own decisions. Be sure to talk with that person about what you want. Then write down what you want or don't want on your Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Form. You should also talk to your doctor about what you want.

When does my Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare take effect?

This document becomes effective only when you are temporarily or permanently unable to make your own decisions about your treatment.

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